Alibaba enters AI arms race with ChatGPT-like model named Tongyi Qianwen


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Alibaba has become the latest Chinese technology giant to unveil its own ChatGPT-like AI model. Tongyi Qianwen, which translates to "truth from a thousand questions", will be added to the firm's existing apps, including workplace messaging and a voice assistant. Like OpenAI's GPT tech, which has been added to websites from Microsoft's Bing to travel planner Expedia, the chatbot will also be offered to clients for use in their own products and services. A video demonstration showed it summarising meetings, writing emails, and giving shopping tips. Alibaba chief executive Daniel Zhang said it "will bring about big changes to the...